Who performed at the Isle of Wight festival in 1970?

In 1970, a line up over 5 days included (amongst others) Jimi Hendrix, The Who, The Doors, Joni Mitchell, Supertramp, Leonard Cohen, Joan Baez, Chicago, Procol Harum and played to over 600,000 people.

Who played at the 1968 Isle of Wight Festival?

The bands who played across the two days were Jefferson Airplane, The Crazy World of Arthur Brown, The Move, Smile, Tyrannosaurus Rex, Plastic Penny, Fairport Convention, and The Pretty Things. Getting Airplane to play on their first tour of the UK and Europe was a major coup.

Who performed at the Isle of Wight festival in 1969?

The 1969 Isle of Wight Festival was held on 29–31 August 1969 at Wootton Creek, on the Isle of Wight. The festival attracted an audience of approximately 150,000 to see acts including Bob Dylan, the Band, the Who, Free, Joe Cocker, the Bonzo Dog Band and the Moody Blues.

Who played with Miles Davis at Isle of Wight?

The group for the Isle of Wight concert featured Davis, Corea, Holland, DeJohnette, saxophonist Gary Bartz, Keith Jarrett on RMI Electronic Piano, and the Brazilian percussionist Airto Moreira.

Who headlined Isle of Wight 2011?

Isle of Wight Festival 2011 – Foo Fighters Having triumphed in 2006, the mighty Foo Fighters were invited back to headline Isle of Wight Festival for a second time in 2011. Proving why they’re one of the finest live bands on the planet, Dave Grohl and co.

Who headlined Isle of Wight 2012?

Tom Petty
The 2012 event was the second under a ten-year deal between the Isle of Wight Council and the promoters Solos. Dubbed the “American Trilogy” by festival organiser John Giddings, it was headlined by Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Pearl Jam and Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band.

What happened at the Isle of Wight festival 1970?

People heckling the performers, fans breaking down fences and entering free of charge, anarchists disrupting the proceedings, a fire over the stage, and festival organisers being in well over their heads were just some of the ‘highlights’ of Isle of Wight 1970.

What festival did Miles Davis play at?

The coolest man on the planet took the stage at the Isle of Wight festival towards the end of the afternoon on Saturday 29 August 1970.

What was the name of the music festival that Miles Davis played a 38 minute song called Call it anything?

By midday on Saturday 29 August, the writhing sea of flesh flowing into the already over-crowded and primitive infrastructure of the vast makeshift arena was on an unprecedented scale, and more were arriving every minute.